Cardiff UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1883

Mission: Facilitate economic, environmental and social development through the creation of new and improved manufacturing technologies, processes and systems. We will achieve this by promoting and supporting high quality, cross-disciplinary research and innovative knowledge exchange activities related to advanced manufacturing across Cardiff University and through encouraging collaboration with the best manufacturing researchers, industrialists and stakeholder organisations throughout the globe.

Vision: Our vision is to be a world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity, which fulfils its social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, the UK and the world.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeOECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +827th319th577th51st
Arts and Humanities +158th69th142nd27th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 475th135th357th27th
Business, Management and Accounting 90th26th57th12th
Chemistry 918th302nd635th50th
Computer Science 335th83rd208th21st
Dentistry 205th81st141st11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +478th152nd279th34th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 208th72nd137th27th
Energy 269th54th130th9th
Engineering +401st104th251st25th
Environmental Science 334th71st163rd15th
Mathematics 389th108th232nd22nd
Medicine +376th121st292nd27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 617th183rd423rd26th
Physics and Astronomy 708th225th491st36th
Psychology 129th38th120th8th
Social Sciences +149th54th120th19th
Veterinary 587th156th375th26th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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